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The Schuyler Sisters

  • Age Range: 8-14
  • Grade: 4-8
  • Lexile: 790L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Interest Level: 3-8
  • Reading Level: 5.2
  • ISBN: 9781425863524
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 973.4092
  • Pages: 32
Description
Explore how two interesting women influenced Alexander Hamilton and American politics in the book The Schuyler Sisters. This informational text provides an in-depth look at the lives of the Schuyler sisters-Elizabeth, Angelica, and Margarita-and how their influence helped shape Alexander Hamilton's legacy. This nonfiction reader includes letters, photographs, newspaper articles, maps, and other primary sources that will captivate middle school students while building their critical-literacy skills. This book includes:
  • Text features such as captions, bold print, a glossary, and an index increase understanding and build academic vocabulary.
  • A "Your Turn!" activity challenges students to connect to a primary source through a writing activity.

A must-read, this engaging book is sure to deepen students' understanding social studies content and challenge them to analyze multiple perspectives through the use of primary source images, a primary source activity, and a document-based assessment.

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